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Research

SIPRI looks at the most important symptoms of insecurity and tries to control them.

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Recently updated Armament and disarmament projects

Checking exports from ship and truck in shipyard

SIPRI promotes dual-use and arms trade controls through research, publications, seminars and capacity-building activities.

3d printer

SIPRI surveys the current state of various emerging military technologies.

Museum of Science and Industry in Hiroshima, Japan on 6 August 1945

SIPRI works to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction, particularly biological, chemical and nuclear weapons.

SIPRI looks at the most important consequences of insecurity and tries to minimize them.

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Recently updated Conflict and peace projects

View over Mali landscape

SIPRI aims to strengthen civil society’s contributions to improving safety and security in Mali.

Indian Formed Police Unit participate in a medal parade, 2008.

SIPRI produces policy-relevant research on data and trends, future developments, and gender in peace operations and conflict management.

Map of Europe

SIPRI analyses the state of European security and how it is changing.

SIPRI looks at the long-term causes of insecurity and tries to develop paths to sustainable peace.

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Recently updated Peace and development projects

San Rafael Glacier in Patagonia, Chile

SIPRI looks at the effects of climate change on peace and security.

A women's health group at the Jamam refugee camp in South Sudan, 2012

SIPRI looks at the negative effects of exclusion on peace and development and the positive benefits of inclusion.

Slums and high-rise buildings in Manila, Philippines

SIPRI focuses on the conditions necessary to resolve conflicts and the effects of positive peace in promoting sustainable development.